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1114. Ablative is not infrequently used

The ablative is not infrequently used adverbially. Thus:

a. Of pronominal stems: as, kásmāt why? akasmāt casually, unexpectedly; ā́ttā́tyā́t (V.: normal forms, instead of the pronominal asmāt etc.).

b. Of noun-stems: as, āsā́t near; ārā́t afar; balāt forcibly; kutūhalāt emulously; sakāçāt on the part of.

c. Oftenest, of adjective stems: as, dūrā́t afar; nīcā́t below; paçcā́t behind; sākṣā́t plainly, actually; samantāt completely; acirāt not long; pratyakṣatamāt (AB.) most obviously; pratyantāt (S.) to the end.

d. In a few instances, adverbially used ablatives likewise show a changed accent in the early language: thus, apākā́t from afar; amā́t from near by; sanā́t from of old (but instr.sánā); uttarā́t from the north; adharā́t below.